# Energy Lessons - Middle School

Created by Last updated 5/7/2015

• ## Cosmic Times: Overview Lessons

AAAS Benchmarks: 1A/M2, 1A/H2, 1A/H3a, 1A/H3bc
• ## MY NASA DATA: Think GREEN - Utilizing Renewable Solar Energy

AAAS Benchmarks: 4E/M6, 9B/M3, 12C/M2
• ## International Space Station LABS: Engineering Activity 2 Mass and Speed: Protecting Space Suits from Orbital Debris

AAAS Benchmarks: 4F/H1, 4F/M3a, 12C/M3
• ## MY NASA DATA: Comparing Graphs of Temperature and Radiation

AAAS Benchmarks: 4E/M6, 9B/E2
• ## Powering the Satellite

AAAS Benchmarks: 8C/E2, 12B/M7b, 12D/E8

• ## International Space Station LABS: Mathematics Activity 1 Surface Area: Saving Space Station Power

AAAS Benchmarks: 12B/M3, 12B/M1b

• ## Solar Week Thursday: Ice Cube Meltdown

AAAS Benchmarks: 8B/M1, 12D/M6
• ## Can Photosynthesis Occur At Saturn?

AAAS Benchmarks: 4B/M15, 4C/H1, 5E/M1b, 12C/M3, 12D/E3
• ## What Makes a World Habitable?

AAAS Benchmarks: 4B/M2cd, 4B/H1, 5E/P1, 5E/E2
• ## Earth's Energy Budget Poster

AAAS Benchmarks: 4B/H4, 4B/H5, 4B/H6, 4B/H2
• ## Think Scientifically: The Day Joshua Jumped Too Much

AAAS Benchmarks: 4E/P1, 4E/M2, 5E/E2
• ## Searching for the Sun

AAAS Benchmarks: 5E/P1, 5E/E2, 12D/M1
• ## Space Math - II

AAAS Benchmarks: 12B/H2, 12D/H7, 12D/M4, 9C/H1
• ## MY NASA DATA: How Does the Earth's Energy Budget Relate to Polar Ice?

AAAS Benchmarks: 4B/H4, 12B/H4
• ## Unsung Heroes of Science

AAAS Benchmarks: 1C/M2, 1C/M1
• ## Big Bang Science Fiction

AAAS Benchmarks: 12D/M7, 12D/M8, 12D/H6
• ## Century Timeline

AAAS Benchmarks: 1C/H3b, 1C/H3a
• ## Earth Exploration Toolbook: Is Greenland Melting?

AAAS Benchmarks: 4B/H6
• ## Ice in the Shadows

AAAS Benchmarks: 4E/E2c, 4E/M6, 12A/P1, 12D/P3, 4B/M13
• ## What's the Matter?

AAAS Benchmarks: 4A/H4
• ## Eclipses and Moon Phases

AAAS Benchmarks: 4B/M5
• ## SDO Project Suite Module 4: SDO Exploration Museum

AAAS Benchmarks: 12D/M8, 12D/M9
• ## Energy in the Home

AAAS Benchmarks: 8C/E4, 8C/M11, 2C/M1

• ## Where Do They Come From? Impact Crater - Holes in the Ground!

AAAS Benchmarks: 4E/H9, 8C/M1, 4A/M4
• ## Water Cycle Webquest

AAAS Benchmarks: 4B/E3, 4B/M7, 4B/M9, 4E/E2b
• ## The Electromagnetic Spectrum: Wavelength and Energy

AAAS Benchmarks: 4F/M7
• ## HESSI Spacecraft Model

AAAS Benchmarks: 3A/M3
• ## Annual Electricity Consumption in a Home

AAAS Benchmarks: 2C/M1, 8C/E4, 8C/M11, 2A/E1
• ## Global Energy Budget

AAAS Benchmarks: 3A/M2, 4E/M6, 11A/M2
• ## Introduction: Earth System Science

AAAS Benchmarks: 4B/M7, 11C/M6, 4B/M12

• ## The Role of Life in Promoting Stability

AAAS Benchmarks: 11C/M3
• ## Decomposers Get Energy from Dead Things

AAAS Benchmarks: 4C/M6, 5A/M5, 5D/E2, 5D/M2b, 5E/E3, 5E/H1, 12D/E2, 1B/M1b
• ## What Does Life Require?

AAAS Benchmarks: 5D/M1b, 5E/P1, 5E/E2
• ## Making Waves

AAAS Benchmarks: 4F/M7
• ## Using Data to Understand Polar Changes

AAAS Benchmarks: 9A/M8, 9D/H6a, 4B/H3
• ## Solar Insolation and the Sunspot Cycle

AAAS Benchmarks: 11C/H4, 2B/H3

• ## MY NASA DATA: Solar Cell Energy Availability from Around the Country

AAAS Benchmarks: 8C/M5, 9C/M4, 12B/H4, 12C/M2, 4B/M14
• ## Planet Designer: Martian Makeover

AAAS Benchmarks: 4A/M3, 4B/H1, 12D/M9
• ## Electricity-Watts and Kilowatt-Hours

AAAS Benchmarks: 2C/E1, 8C/E4, 8C/M11, 2A/E1
• ## Magnetic Storms and Aurora

AAAS Benchmarks: 12D/M3, 12D/M1
• ## Energy Consumption in an Empty House!

AAAS Benchmarks: 8C/E4, 8C/M11, 2C/M1
• ## International Space Station LABS: Technology Activity 1 Heat Transfer: Keeping Cool in Space

AAAS Benchmarks: 4E/H3, 4E/M3, 12C/M3
• ## US Electrical Energy Consumption

AAAS Benchmarks: 8C/E4, 2C/M1

• ## The Electromagnetic Spectrum: Resonating Atmosphere

AAAS Benchmarks: 4F/M7
• ## How Cosmic Rays Affect Humans

AAAS Benchmarks: 4D/M9, 5C/H6, 12D/M3, 12D/M8
• ## Putting the Electromagnetic Spectrum Together

AAAS Benchmarks: 4F/M8, 4A/H3
• ## Serendipity: RHESSI Spies a Gamma-Ray Burst

AAAS Benchmarks: 1B/H7, 4A/H3, 4F/M8
• ## The Discovery and Nature of Cosmic Rays

AAAS Benchmarks: 4D/H1, 4F/M8
• ## The Source of Energy Lab

AAAS Benchmarks: 5E/M1b, 11C/E2b, 1C/P3
• ## Melting Ice

AAAS Benchmarks: 3A/M2, 4E/H8, 3A/H1
• ## Cosmic Times

AAAS Benchmarks: 12D/H6, 12A/H4
• ## MY NASA DATA: Ocean Currents and Sea Surface Temperature

AAAS Benchmarks: MS-ESS2-6, , , , , 12B/H4, 4B/H2
• ## Angle of Light Rays and Surface Distribution

AAAS Benchmarks: 4B/H3
• ## MY NASA DATA: Sea Surface Temperature Trends of the Gulf Stream

AAAS Benchmarks: 4B/H5, 12B/H4, 4B/H2
• ## Exploring the Water Cycle

AAAS Benchmarks: MS-ESS2-4, , , , 4B/M7, 4B/E3
• ## Exploring Deep-Subsurface Life: Capstone

AAAS Benchmarks: 1C/H8, 1C/H10
• ## Studying Light: Seeing the Invisible

AAAS Benchmarks: 4F/M8, 9A/M9, 12B/M9
• ## Measuring the Speed of an Ejected Ball of Plasma

AAAS Benchmarks: 12B/H2, 12B/M7b, 9C/M4

• ## S'COOL Cloud Types Tutorial

AAAS Benchmarks: 1B/P3, 1B/E1, 1B/E2b, 12A/E1
• ## S'COOL Data Analysis Tutorial

AAAS Benchmarks: 1B/P3, 1B/E2b
• ## S'COOL Bookmarks

AAAS Benchmarks: 1B/P1, 1B/E1, 1C/P1, 12A/E1

• ## Design Challenge: How to Keep Gelatin from Melting?

AAAS Benchmarks: 12E/M5b, 12A/E1
• ## Cosmic CSI

AAAS Benchmarks: 4F/H5ab, 4E/H5

• ## Einstein and His Times

AAAS Benchmarks: 1C/H3a, 3C/M7
• ## Magnetic Energy and the Cause of Solar Flares

AAAS Benchmarks: 4E/M4, 4G/H5ab, 4E/H9
• ## What are Satellites?

AAAS Benchmarks: 8D/M2, 3A/M2
• ## Matter and Molecules

AAAS Benchmarks: 4D/M8, 4D/M3cd, 4D/M1cd, 12D/M9
• ## The Cosmic Ray Telescope for the Effects of Radiation (CRaTER)

AAAS Benchmarks: 12D/E2, 12D/M7, 12D/M8
• ## How to Detect Cosmic Rays

AAAS Benchmarks: 4D/H4, 12D/E7, 12D/M9
• ## S'COOL Introduction/Overview Tutorial

AAAS Benchmarks: 1B/P1, 1B/E1, 1C/P1, 12A/E1
• ## Signal-to-Noise Ratio (New Horizons To Pluto and Beyond)

AAAS Benchmarks: 4F/M8, 8D/H2a, 12A/E1, 12B/H1, 12B/H5
• ## Surface Color and Effect of Temperature Change

AAAS Benchmarks: 1B/M1b
• ## MY NASA DATA : Heating of Earth Materials Activity

AAAS Benchmarks: 4E/M2, 1B/M2ab
• ## Producers Make Their Own Food

AAAS Benchmarks: 1B/M1b, 4C/H1, 5E/M1b, 5E/M1c, 12D/M1, 12D/M6, 1B/H2

• ## The Cycle of Matter

AAAS Benchmarks: 4D/M7b, 5A/M5, 5E/H1, 5E/H3, 5E/M2, 12D/E2, 4D/M7a
• ## Learning to Use Visualizations

AAAS Benchmarks: 9A/M8
• ## Making a Sundial

AAAS Benchmarks: 4B/E2bc
• ## Record not available.

AAAS Benchmarks: 4F/H5ab
• ## Active Accretion

AAAS Benchmarks: 4A/H6, 4G/E3, 11B/E4
• ## Think Scientifically: The Sun and The Water Cycle

AAAS Benchmarks: 4B/E3, 4B/M7
• ## Finding Impact Craters with Landsat

AAAS Benchmarks: 4C/M2a, 4A/M4
• ## Exploring Further Relationships: Aerosols

AAAS Benchmarks: 9A/M8, 9D/H6a, 4B/H3
• ## GLOBE Earth System Science Posters and Learning Activities

AAAS Benchmarks: 9A/M8, 4B/H3

• ## Measurement and Geometry

AAAS Benchmarks: 4A/H3, 9C/E5, 12B/M3, 12B/M5
• ## SDO Project Suite Module 2: How and Why Do We Study the Sun

AAAS Benchmarks: 4F/M1, 4F/M5, 4F/M8
• ## This is a Stickup!

AAAS Benchmarks: 9C/E3, 2A/E1
• ## MY NASA DATA: Hurricanes as Heat Engines

AAAS Benchmarks: 1B/M1b, 4B/H2
• ## Sensing the Invisible: The Herschel Experiment

AAAS Benchmarks: 4F/H3c, 4F/M5, 4F/M8, 10I/M5, 12A/H4, 4E/M3
• ## MY NASA DATA: Does Humidity Affect Cloud Formation?

AAAS Benchmarks: 4B/M7, 12B/H4
• ## Wavelength and Energy

AAAS Benchmarks: 4F/M8, 4F/M7

• ## S'COOL Poster

AAAS Benchmarks: 1B/P1, 1B/E1, 1C/P1, 12A/E1
• ## MY NASA DATA: Circle the Earth - Explore Surface Types on a Journey around Earth

AAAS Benchmarks: 12B/H4
• ## MY NASA DATA: Tropical Atlantic Aerosols

AAAS Benchmarks: 12B/H4, 4B/H2
• ## Exploring Relationships Among Variables in a Particular Month

AAAS Benchmarks: 9A/M8, 9D/H6a, 4B/H3
• ## Exploring Relationships Among Variables Six Months Apart

AAAS Benchmarks: 9A/M8, 9D/H6a, 4B/H3
• ## Polar Studies: Exploring Relationships Between Insolation and Temperature (Part 1)

AAAS Benchmarks: 9A/M8, 9D/H6a, 4B/H3
• ## Exploring Relationships Between Two Variables

AAAS Benchmarks: 9A/M8, 9D/H6a, 4B/H3
• ## Polar Studies: Using Data and Images to Understand Albedo

AAAS Benchmarks: 4B/H3
• ## Exploring Single Images

AAAS Benchmarks: 9A/M8, 9D/H6a, 4B/H3
• ## SDO Project Suite Module 3: How Does the Sun Affect the Earth?

AAAS Benchmarks: 4F/M7